With more than 150 disease conditions that they diagnose and treat — including arthritis, lupus, gout, vasculitis, scleroderma and other systemic autoimmune conditions — BC's rheumatologists have "fascinating patients with complex problems that often require digging to solve a mystery," says Dr. Jason Kur, president of the BC Society of Rheumatologists.
The Ministry of Health has made the decision to discontinue the Community Healthcare and Resource Directory (CHARD), effective immediately.
Sponsoring Specialist Participation at the Canadian Conference on Physician Leadership, May 31 to June 1, 2013 in Vancouver
A group of BC specialists and health care executives recently traveled to Cleveland, Ohio to find out the secrets of success at one of the US’s top medical centres. Organized by the Practice Suppo
A reminder that this fee is available to bill for the most responsible specialist physician coordinating a complex patient’s hospital discharge.
How can the Specialist Services Committee (SSC) best support you in improving the services you provide to patients across BC? In 2013 the SSC will be reviewing its current initiatives and creating
This article, written by Ken Seethram, MD, FRCSC, FACOG, appeared in September 2012's issue of the BC Medical Journal.
The Specialist Services Committee has approved in principle 21 projects for one-time funding worth approximately $8 million.
Earlier this year, the SSC made up to $5 million available on a one-time basis (i.e.
Effective August 1, 2012 changes have been made to the two specialist telephone patient management fees (G10002 and G10003). These two fees have been changed into time-based fees payable per 15 mi
Chronic pain affects one in five Canadians and is considered a silent epidemic. Pain BC is a non-profit organization comprised of patients, health care providers, physicians and others determined